Nintendo Looks to Build on Kirby Hype by Bringing an N64 Classic to the Switch

It can be said that 2022 has been a very successful year for Nintendo. The video game giant has had a blast with iconic releases like Switch Sports, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and more. In fact, many other anticipated titles are well underway, all set to release in the coming months. Among these, the video game giant has a big surprise in store for all Kirby fans.

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Soon, Nintendo will add the classic 2000s game, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, to the Switch Online expansion pack. The iconic game will arrive on Nintendo’s premium service next week, May 20. However, to play this game, fans must have a Switch Online expansion pack subscription. The developers should release more details soon.

Nintendo is ready to introduce Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards to go online

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Earlier today, a popular gaming entity Wario64 shared this exciting update.

For those unfamiliar with the classic title, it was released by Nintendo. The game debuted on March 24, 2000 and was exclusive to the Nintendo 64 system.

In fact, it’s the first Kirby game of the 20th century and also the first in the franchise to feature 3D graphics. Undoubtedly, the fans loved it. Fans are already curious to experience it on the Switch console. Although there’s a week left until the release, it looks like it’s worth the wait.

Kirby 64: Crystal Shards Switch Online Trailer

On May 13, Nintendo also announced it on YouTube via the Kirby 64 Switch Online trailer. Give it a watch.

The trailer showcases the actual gameplay of the game released in 2000. Undoubtedly, it will leave fans feeling nostalgic, bringing back lots of childhood memories.

Fans are all excited to check out Kirby’s classic title on Switch

This is the first time you will see the community being so enthusiastic about a classic game. Seeing the comments of Wario64’s tweet, fans have always been waiting for this game to come to Switch. In fact, many have mentioned it as one of their favorites. Expressing their joy, a few fans also said that they would play it with their N64 controller. Let’s see the best reaction to this upcoming addition:

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